WC Statistics

In 2018, a total of 4,307 initial worker's compensation hearing applications were filed in the State of Wisconsin.

Initial Hearing Applications:

​Appleton Area  

​729

​Milwaukee Area

​1,492

​Madison Area

​407

​Balance of State

​1,679

​Total Initial Applications

​4,307




​Scheduled

​Held

​Pre-hearings

​706

​450

​Hearings

​3,436

​300

​Heard & Continued

​-

​62

​Settlements (a)

​-

​144

​Mediation

​325

​204

​Total

​4,467

​1,160

 

In 2018, there were a total of 4,924 orders including 246 finding of fact orders.


The following shows the breakdown of appeals to LIRC and the judicial system.


​Appeals
​Orders
​LIRC
​130
​137
​Circuit Court
​22
​26
​Appeals Court
​6
​5
​Supreme Court
​0
​0
​Total
​158
​168

 

For additional information, email DHAWCMail@wisconsin.gov.